Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $1,394,979)
The Judiciary Courts of Indiana will use FY22 NARIP funds towards a continuation of the work started under the FY20 and FY21 NARIP awards to build a jail management system (JMS) that will help Indiana get closer to the goal of 100% compliance for sending accurate, complete, and timely records to both NICS and Indiana’s Criminal History Repository Information System (CHRIS). The goal of this project is to further improve the completeness of records sent by the courts to both CHRIS and NICS by developing a jail case management system. The jail management system will interface and exchange data with the prosecutor’s case management system (INPCMS), the Indiana State Police (ISP), and Odyssey (court case management system). This will improve the accuracy, quality, timeliness, accessibility, and integration to NICS and the state criminal history repository. The JMS will interface with INPCMS, ISP (fingerprinting system) and Odyssey, and will provide the links between these various systems that are currently missing. Without a jail interface between prosecutors, ISP and the courts, the ability for Indiana to further improve the accuracy and completeness of records going to CHRIS and NICS will be at a standstill and improving the percentage of matching an arrest with a disposition will remain around 56%.